Definition of ambergris noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

ambergris

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈæmbərˌɡrɪs//
 
, NAmE//‑ˌɡris//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a substance that is used in making some perfumes. It is produced naturally by a type of whale.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: ambergris